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  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- The wife of Pacific Investment Management Co co-founder Bill Gross is seeking a divorce after 31 years of marriage. Sue Gross, who has featured in many of her husband's widely followed investment outlook letters, filed a petition on Nov. 22 in Los Angeles County Superior Court. After leaving Pimco, Gross joined Janus Capital Group Inc, where he runs...

  • LONDON— The drama of Britain's exit from the European Union was being acted out this week on two of London's grandest stages: the Supreme Court and the House of Commons chamber. Inside the Supreme Court building, lawyers and judges on Thursday wrapped up four days of hearings about who has the power to trigger the EU exit— lawmakers or the government.

  • *Most lawmakers supported Britain staying in the European Union. LONDON, Dec 7- While the British government tries to prevent parliament from having to pass a law to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, Reuters research indicates the lower house would in fact support it, based on lawmakers' recent statements. The government is challenging that...

  • *Most lawmakers supported Britain staying in the European Union. LONDON, Dec 7- While the British government tries to prevent parliament voting on its plan to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, Reuters research indicates the lower house would in fact support its move, based on lawmakers' recent statements. The government is challenging that...

  • LONDON, Dec 6- Britain will most likely leave the European Union having signed a bilateral trade agreement, according to a Reuters poll of economists on Tuesday that also suggested there remains little chance of the country slipping into recession. Since the June 23 decision to leave the EU, Britain's economy has performed much better than had been previously...

  • LONDON, Dec 5- Britain's Attorney General Jeremy Wright said the government's appeal to the UK Supreme Court over who has the right to trigger the formal divorce process from the European Union goes to the heart of the British constitution. "It raises issues going to the very heart of our constitutional settlement," Wright told the court. Wright's comment came at...

  • LONDON— Britain's top judges vowed Monday to consider with impartiality the contentious question of who has the power to trigger the U.K.' s exit from the European Union— the government or Parliament. The Supreme Court justices acknowledged that strong feelings have been aroused over how and whether to leave the EU. Last month, three High Court judges agreed.

  • LONDON, Dec 1- The British government will start official divorce proceedings from the European Union early next year, according a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists, who also said sterling's slide since June's Brexit referendum is not yet over. Following Britain's decision to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May said she intends to trigger...

  • NEW YORK— Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows including "Hill Street Blues" to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. Though he had three tours of duty with NBC, the last as its chairman, Tinker was perhaps best-known as the nurturing hand at MTM Enterprises, the production company he founded in 1970 and ran for a...

  • MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Nov 25- Mumbai resident Shashikant Zhalte's wedding this weekend will be less sparkling than his family had hoped, thanks to a cash shortage following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock withdrawal of high-value notes to fight "black money". The scenario is being played out across India, the world's second biggest consumer of gold,...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 25- Senior officials from Britain's EU partners gather next week to coordinate plans for looming Brexit negotiations with Prime Minister Theresa May- but they can do little in detail until London works out what it wants. Michel Barnier, the French former minister who will lead the negotiations for the European Commission, will host Tuesday's...

  • MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Nov 25- Mumbai resident Shashikant Zhalte's wedding this weekend will be less sparkling than his family had hoped, thanks to a cash shortage following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock withdrawal of high-value notes to fight "black money." The scenario is being played out across India, the world's second biggest consumer of gold,...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- British finance minister Philip Hammond looks unlikely to spend big when he announces the country's first budget plan since the Brexit vote on Wednesday, but he will probably take steps to help business and consumers through a slowdown next year. The independent Office for Budget Responsibility looks set to paint a much worse picture for the...

  • LONDON, Nov 18- There is a recognisable repetition in Theresa May's speeches about Britain's decision to leave the European Union: "Brexit means Brexit", making "a success of it" and getting "the best deal" for Britain are some of her stump phrases. May has declined to say whether she wants Britain to remain in the single market. Those talks will determine Britain's...

  • LONDON, Nov 8- The dollar inched lower ahead of voting in the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday, a sign of last-minute nerves over the chances of a victory for Donald Trump that traders and analysts say would knock several percent off the greenback's value. On Monday, markets had turned away from the Trump-driven "risk-off" plays that have knocked the dollar in...

  • *With freedoms flexible, UK seeks Brexit compromises. BERLIN, Nov 7- British businessman Simon Boyd recalls winning a big contract to build an aircraft hangar in France- only to lose it because he couldn't secure the required French insurance in time. "It's easier for us to export to Mongolia than to France," he told Reuters.

  • *Sterling futures on Chicago market: http://tmsnrt.rs/2ekQXEX. Those bets reached record levels as polls tightened before the referendum in June, and since the vote to leave they have accelerated on signs that Prime Minister Theresa May favors a "hard" exit that would also take Britain out of the single market. Sterling was one of the worst-performing...

  • *High Court says parliamentary approval needed for Brexit. *Government to appeal against High Court ruling. The government said it would appeal against the High Court ruling and Britain's Supreme Court is expected to consider the case early next month.

  • *High Court says parliamentary approval needed for Brexit. *Government to appeal against High Court ruling. The government said it would appeal against the ruling by England's High Court, and Britain's Supreme Court is expected to consider the appeal early next month.

  • *High Court says parliamentary approval needed for Brexit. *Government to appeal against High Court ruling. The government said it would appeal against the ruling by England's High Court, and Britain's Supreme Court is expected to consider the appeal early next month.